Bowman's Root Gillenia trifoliata (Linnaeus) Moench    Synonyms: Porteranthus trifoliatus.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Rosales   >   Family Rosaceae   >   Genus Gillenia   

Status:

Bowman’s Root is a native herbaceous perennial of eastern North America.

Description:

A member of the Rose Family (Rosaceae), Bowman’s Root has the five, separate petals characteristic of most wild members of that family. The petals are narrow, somewhat resembling those of Amelanchier secies. The leaves are nearly sessile and are three-parted. Bowman's Root is related to Amerian Ipecac.

Where to find:

In Maryland Bowman's Rood occurs mainly in rich woods of the western mountains.

There are 75 records in the project database.

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Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/19/2016). Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/30/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (5/20/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/24/2008). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/28/2018). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/14/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/28/2018). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/26/2016). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/30/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/9/2021). (c) Super Nature Lover, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by kimberlybooth via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/26/2019). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/9/2021). (c) Super Nature Lover, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by kimberlybooth via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/30/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root in Washington Co., Maryland (6/3/2020). (c) ptbrnchbob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by ptbrnchbob via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/12/2019). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Carroll Co., Maryland (5/21/2017). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Bowman's Root blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/6/2017). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)


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